- DVD FOREIGN (CEN)
Special ed. ; Widescreen version.
In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Kenichi Hagiwara.
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, 
Originally released as a motion picture in 1980.
Special features: audio commentary by Kurosawa scholar Stephen Prince ; trailers and teasers ; "Lucas, Coppola, and Kurosawa" (19 min., 2005) ; a 41-minute documentary on Kagemusha, part of the Toho Masterworks series "Akira Kurosawa: it is wonderful to create" ; "Image: Kurosawa's continuity," a 43-minute video that reconstructs Kagemusha through Kurosawa's paintings and sketches ; Suntory whiskey commercials made on set ; storyboards gallery.
In 16th century feudal Japan, a thief is saved from execution to train as a double for one of the warlords, Shingen. Three warlords, Shingen, Nobunaga, and Ieyasu, battle for total power over Japan. When Shingen receives a mortal wound, the double must take his place to hold the Takeda clan together.
- Disc 1. Kagemusha
- Disc 2. Supplements.